No Waste in Your Bathroom (well, almost)

Hello my home-slices, welcome to another post where I waffle on about how to cut unsustainable packaging and products out of your life. This is the bathroom edition and I’m leaving the door unlocked, so feel free to barge in and have a gander. Bathrooms are often full of junk-stuff. Hair and body washes, toothpaste … Continue reading No Waste in Your Bathroom (well, almost)

Go Your Own Whey: Zero Waste Cheese

Cheese. A staple part of many people’s diets; a wonderful festival in your mouth-hole; an excuse to drink wine… But also another fantastic product that is difficult to purchase in sustainable packaging. This was a thing that made me sad, so I decided to buck up and try making my own zero waste cheese. After … Continue reading Go Your Own Whey: Zero Waste Cheese

My Zero Waste Shop

My weekly shop used to consist of an hour or so of trudging up and down the supermarket isles, wondering what I could afford on a student budget. While I have always avoided plastic bags, I didn’t think much about the packaging that ended up in my trolley or the nutritional value of my oriental … Continue reading My Zero Waste Shop

Introducing Poppy Stowell

Kia Ora! My name is Poppy and I am working towards living a zero waste life here in Christchurch, NZ. I have always been interested in and passionate about protecting and coexisting with the environment. I think this passion was inspired by my childhood growing up on Banks Peninsula. I always had the countryside at … Continue reading Introducing Poppy Stowell

An Introduction to Zero Waste

I understand that the term Zero Waste may not be familiar to most people, so I thought my first post should cover the basics of what it actually means, and how I view it in relation to my own lifestyle. Good ol’ Wikipedia defines Zero Waste as: "A philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles … Continue reading An Introduction to Zero Waste